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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 9, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta mi ^ Invictus Shoes for Men ^ Almott every man bai aboe wbitiM of bis own, Nothing irritates bim more than being oiged to bay a totally different kind of shoe from those he wants, simply because the shoe store in question don't carry his favorite kind. ^ We can please nearly every man with shoes - not all, that wonld be impossible, but at least you will not be talked into bad, unsuitable shoes. THE MINERS PRESENT THEIR CASL To the Editor ol the Herald: Dear Sir,-I wish you to publis'i the following tellers nnd conwrntni -cations that have taken placo be -tween the A. R. & 1. Co. and their oiui'loyces, with regard to the strike now on at lethbrirtge, which has I rcii on since March 8th, 1906, conducted by I�cal Union So. 574 U. M. W. of A. and officers of District 18, tJ. M. W. of A. Liocal 674 was organized in Fob-The company at once und-r- Sole agent for the Geo. A. Slater Invietvt SkM The 2 Macs Only Exclusive Men's Outfitters \n Lethbridga We haaaie the very best makes. Be sure and see them before bvyiag. the Central Hardware Store G. L. VROOMAN A QllEAT "AirnST. Columbia Restaurant DOWNER~BLOCK Open Thttrsday Next, August 9th Everything new throughout, and . table supplied with best the market affords OPEN DAY AND NIGHT Meal Tickets, $5.00 Choxg Jam Juano On SMOKE Lethbridge Belle Havana Smoker T. W. ILANRAHAN MAKUFACTUREB Ask your ticket agent for tickets Jvia the Wisconsin i Centra) Ry. -To- Milwaukee. Chicafo. and All Points East and South Convenient trains, Pullman sleep. era, Free recluiing chair cars, Dining cars, jfor full iiiforniation address H.J Bei^emann, travelling agent, 371 Robert st., St. Paul, Minn.; or Jas. C, Pond, general passenger agent, Milwaukee, Wis. CHOICE ANDIES AKES B EST READ VNS City Bakery F. C. CooKe, Prop. r TRY AN I Electric Massage Or Shampoo AT THE Hotel Uthbriage Bather Shop Most Up-to-date in town m. PKIE8T pbopbietob NOTICE. Tl\c>rc will be more people than ever before at our Fair thia year and we must see that our guests are provided with sleeping accomjnodatioQS. Kindly let me Itnow of any rooms a-vailable and Iwill see that strangers are taken care. of. Prices for>ooms will be SOc. for each person and fin effort will be made to have two  c-cupy each room listed with me. There will be no charge to those having TOoms to rent. C. .T. ECKSTORM. WANTED. Organist and conductor, or both combined for Knox Church Choir. Applicants for either posHion will state salary required, duties to he-gin Wednesday evening, August Sth. O. H. .TOHNSTOV, (Session Glerk. RANCH TO LEASE. Sundiali Williams ranch on LiMle Bow for sale or to lease, ticulars at Bank of Commerce. tbe P�r- WANTED. A caretaker for Wcatminster school at a salary of $40.00 a. naonth. Applications to be handed in to tlw undersigned by letter, up to noon of the llth of August, 1906. C. B. BOWMAN. Secretary-Treasurer FOR SALE. Alberta Red Wheat. Seven ::iiul>� south east of Lethbridge at wind - mill. 75 cents per bushel. P. N. Skouson. l.mth. RAINMAKER RETURNS. Vancouver, Aug. 5.-Discouraged and in search of pastures ne.v, Charles H. Hatfield, the man who unsuccessfully tried to make the rain fall alike on the just and unjust in the KJundi)>e gold ' camps, arrived in Vancouver this morning on the steamer Princess licatricc from Skagway. Mr. Batfteld, who was acconn4>anind by his brother, Paul A, Hatfield, ild not tarry long in the city. He was bound for Seattle, and wjU arriv there tonight. As a raihm'akcr, Mr. Hatfield may bo all right in Ljdn Angeles, but Ills services in the Yukon did not meet with the sympathy of the weather boss who held off tbe rain clouds. '�^ Or. Sboop's Hestoratlve (tablet or ^�liiiuid fonn) is � co�.9titutlonal, 1 *!??r'-% ,*i�Wvtoaic. It brings renew-t Ml^ Pl)�f4�(li; ^iMAinv ambition �ni v^r, to .�i;d him. not to discharge his men for having Joined the union. Mr. Nais-mith said he would not. and also ut that meeting Mr. Naismith gave Mr. Patterson to understand that he would consider a proposition from tbe men on similar lines to what then existed in the dUtrict between other coal companies and their men, and that he would place same before the board of directors for their consideration. An agreement was formulated by Mr. Patterson, J. R. 8t 13!J?�ia JO ?aapfSA�d-03?A waivo and a Committee of the men employed by the Company. This was presented by J. B. Calvin and Mr. Patterson in person to Mr. Naismith, he sai'd he would give them an answei; the next morning at ten o'ctock.;-rneatatives of his employees as united body.. Mr. Nalsmith's answer torthl's was. '^you say youiare. but I don't .Jmow.r'jraowler to giv* Mr Naismith the infonnaiion there wivs a iaSstinii called on,the 0th of March at which thwe. wore over five huh-dre^, of the,employees of the Company piweat.- They appointed commlttss. to* watt bn, Mr. Naismith and inforta li)m that said Patterson and Galvin; w 'their reprewentat -ives. and wished him to deal with them. To this he said he would receive Messrii. Patterson and Galvin with a conundttee of his employees and discuss the matter. The committee with Messrs. Galvin and Patterson again presented their proposed agreement with scale of wages and conditions that they were willing to work under. This he said he would consider carefully and wished the committee to call again next day. The committee called as requested and Mr. Naismith said after going over their proposals in detail, there were four articles in their proposed agreement that must be eliminated before he could consider it. He was. asked by J. B. Galvin what those four clauses were. 1. Recognition of the Union, a. Run of Mine Basis. 8. Eight hour day. 4. Minimum rate of wages for miner's working in abnormal places. He was told that the first could not be~ eliminatiBd. the second might be adjusted, also the third might be considered, the fourth was in defence of competent miners and therefore could not be eliminated, litis conference closed and a meeting called on the Sth of March by Vice-Preai -dent Oalvia, all employees being present, also President Sherman of District 18. who had on the 7th tried to open negotiations with Mr. Naiji -mith by letter in which he failed to receive an aaswer. The men then decided to suspend operatfons and bring out their tools until the Company was ifl^y to treat with them as a united body. They notified the Company to that effect through President Sherman, from that time forward, the Company ha\e waged an open war by first getting their property polieed. second installing box cars for the purpose of housing men and trying to work their mines, but so, far this has been a failure The next overture was made by the ministers of iethbrldgc, as wishing to become mediators betv*een the Company and the men. This prop -osition was accepted By President Sherman in behalf of the m?n, and rejected by the Company. Again the men wrote to Mr. E. T. Gait, President of the Com|iany. and Mr. A.M. Nanton, Managing Director, laying the matter clearly before them. To this the men reeeived an answer, but In their answer the Company wished an abject surrender of the men without redress of grievances. The men were afterwards approached by a committee of the tradesmen of the town who asked them to si>o Mr. Nanton In person, was then in Lethbridge. The men did so, and after a conversation with that gentleman, which brought no results, the men then propo8e-im't the following us a means of ending the dispute now existing nt your company's mines. 1. That a conunltteo composed of four arbitrators l>c appointed, two to Imj appointed by the Company and two to !� appointed by the men now on strike. 2. The arbitrators so appointed to have full power to agree upon con ditions of labor, wage.rica with this introduction from the world's greatest modern composer, "the tooe poet of the North." ' "It gives mo great pleasure to inr troducc my compatriot. Miss Olivia Dahl, to the American people. She is a most capable singer and possesses, a beautiful and most sympath ctic voice. She moves with surpassing ease in the domain of song literature, interpreting with equal intelligence the varied sentiments of the art song and popular ballad, i feel confident that Miss Dahl with her attractive personality wilt win the sympathy and appreciation of music-loving circles in the far West. 'EDV.\RD GREIG." Yours truly. Under all ordinary circumstances such an artist as Olivia Dahl could only be heard in the world's great centres of population and ot art! A peculiar combination of circum -stances gives the rare treat of her niusic to the small interior communities of this-province audit ii sincerely to be hoped that the opportunity will be appreciated at its high worth. Miss Dahl has lost heavily in the San Francisco horror. She has recently Come under the professional management of C. U; Gibbons, who last season broiight Jean Gerardy. the world's greatest cellist to the coast, and who is Himself a loyal western Canadian. She could not afford in consequence of her California experience to rnjb.v the usual summer lay-ofL of the professional singer. She wanted to see something of British Columbia and its sister province while she was in the North. And so it came about that the present little tour was proposed in connection with which the people of I.iethbridge will enjoy a concert by Miss Dahl, and her associate artist Miss Gina Smith, a brilliant pianiste and daughter of the famous Frau Anna StA>m-Smith on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 16. It is to be hoped that Miss Dahl will be greeted by a crowded, house for there are few greater singers in the world today, and the critics are agreed that she w-ll be the next notable mtwical sensation- or "discovery" as the impressarios term it-in America's art circles. (Signed) P. L. NAISMITH. General Manager, P. S.-While I have endeavored to clearly set out the Company's position, I also wish to refieat what iaas frequently been said, that we are always ready to meet our employe-is, for the purpose of considering any matters affecting tikeir welfare. For dry, cracked lips, or rough skin, use Dr. Shoup's Green Salve It positively makes lips and skin like velvet. Sold by J. D. Higihbotham t Co. MACLEOD. (From the Gazette.) Mrs. T. A. Powell has returuid from Port Hope, where she has be�m visiting frjoods and relatives. Mrs, Powell was accompanied on her _ return by her sister. Miss Small, who is to take a position in the oiBce of Sheriff Campbell, as stenographer. Mr. Brown, the acting town clerk, informed the Gatetts today that Mr. Jamieson. the western superintendent of the C.V.R.. stated at the conference with the town council the other evening that the freight business on the Crow's Nest branch for the past year was 500 per cent more than during the first year after construction, and was exactly double what it was the year preceding the last year, and that many days during the present year upwards of five hundred cars of freight wero'^pullad out of the Macleod station. Married, by the Itev. A. Russell, at the home of the parents of the bride, south of Mscleod, on Monday July 80. at noon. Miss Margaret, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hir  am Bates, to Mr. Arthur U. Torrle, Principal of the Macleod public schools. The bridesmaid was Miss Bertha MacLachlan. The groom was supported by Mr, W, Btruthers. Mr, and Mrs. Torrle loft on the aftw-noon train to spend their honeymoon at Banff. When a woman suffers from oppressing weakness, she then-keenly* realizes how helpless-how thoroughly worthless she is. Dr. Shoop has brought relief to thousands of such women. He reaches diseases peculiar to wonten In two, direct specific ways-a local'treatment known by druggists every w4iere as Dr. Shoop'a Night Cure is applied lociilly. and at night. It works while you sleep. It reduces inflammation, it stops dls-ehargee, it heals, it soothes, it comforts, it cures. Sold by J. D.. Hlg-inbotham ie Co. PINCHER CREEK. (Prom the Echo.) The public school will- re-open on Monday. August 20th. A new teacher hoM been secured by the Board in the person of Mr, D. M. Cbristie.of Bisley, Sask.. who comes highly recommended. He holds a first-class certificate and has held the position of'mathematical master in . Sinu^e and Rellevlllo High Schools. Several parties of surveyors are at wark in this district. One. presumably for the C.P.B.. are working on the South Fork, and a couple of others, presumably for the Great Nor -thern. are at work between here and Cardston. No information can ' tie learned as to the objects 6'f either parties. A wedding ceremony was perform ed at the Baptist Church last nigh I which was attended by a large gath ering. the church being crowded to the doors. The contracting part tes were the liev. D. Mflntyre, the pastor of the church, and Miss Edii.ii McKeirricher, the eldest daughter ol D. McKerricher, of Pincher Creek. ,:Col. Baker a pioneer of the Xoot-eaays. and a former menatier of the B. C. legislature died In England. INCORPORATED 1670 THE QUALITY .It IN GROCERIES . Shovli be eonaMcrei first. Priee is a coaaUkr-atkm, aaeri^iiaoae too, b�t ahoold eome aeeoad to qiiattty. We pride ouraehrea on obtaiaiag thcl^at; whether imported or Canadiaa gooda. .Jt Just Arrived This Weisk ALEX C.\IRN& SONS SCOTCH MARMALADE, aiNGER GREEN FIG, APRICOT, PINEAPPLE, ALL 25c. ROBERTSON'S HOME MADE JAMS, l-Ib. JARS, 25c. FRUIT SYRUPS - LEMON, ORANGE, PINEAPPLE CHERRY, 4oc PER BOTTLE. H. B. CO. COFFEE, MOCHA AND JAVA. IN ONE AND TWO POUND TINS. TETTEY'S FAMOUS TEAS. Yours for Quality Hiidsoii PHOMt 31 SERVED THEM BIGHT. (Saskatoon Phoenix.) Jo. LETHBRIDGE The Cdmmerciai Capital of ^ Sonthern Alberta. ; o:o~CTOToTo'oxxo:op^^ Population close upon 4,000 and increasing daily. .. llH third Ui�est town in Atberta. A cosi mining, ranching and farming disj^ict. In> corpurated, as a > city this year. CITY OFFICIALS. Hayor-Oco.'Rogers. See.^Treas.-dhas. B. Bowinaa* Ctty Sb'licitor-C. F. P. CohsrlKars, K.-0. � City AudHor^Robt. Sage. Chief of Pire Departinsai-A; E. Humphries. Medical keaHh Ofilcer-Uon� L. G. DeVebor. M.D. Chief of Polioe.^H. M. Parcr- Constables Silliker aiM Jones. Aldormen-Wm. Ollvsr. V. W. Doolcy, C. H. Harding. Dr. IfcClure, B. Adams, O. W. RoMnson^ BOARD or .ED.UUA'nON. Chairman-r. H. Fkvtwood.' Secretary-C. R. Bowman. Trustees^Dr. Qalbraitb. O. H, Johnston. R. Mmmotis. ' V. W. Dooloy. BOARD OF TRADE. President-C. F. P. Conybeare. Vice-Presjdent-E. u, Rylanda. Secretary-F. 11. Barnes. Executive-Wm. Oliver, C. G. K. Noursc, F. Sick, M. Freeman, M. Barfopd, M. Young. COVEBNMENT OFFlblALS. Dominion Liands-J. W. Martin. Imnmrrttbion.-TChaa. Mair. travell -ing inimigration agent, A. K. Humph- -^42 ries. care-taker, immigration hall. Registrar of Vitar�tatlatica-C. U. Bowman. Superintendent ot Mounted Poliio- J. O. Wilson, Postmaster-J. D. Higinbottaam. Collector of Customs-J. Kenny. Member of Alberta Legislature- W. C. Simmons. Member of House of Commons-* Jno. Herron, Pinoher Creek. - CHURCHES. Anglican-Rev. J. S. Ohivers. rector; Bev. Davfd Jones. Roman Catholic-Rev. Father Van Tjghem. Presbyterian-Rev. A. M. Gord >a. Methodist-Rev. J. E. Uugbsu.t. Baptist-Rev. Chas. Padl^v. Salvation Army-Capi. Flaws. BANKS. Bank ot Montreal-R. K. Manager. Bank of Commcrce-C. G. K. Nourae. Manager. Union Bank-O. U. McMickiag, Manager. RAILWAYS. Lethbridge is on the Crow's Nest line of the CP. K., and is a>botrt to become a divisional point. It is the headquarters of tihe A. R. A; I. Railway, running south to Great Falls. Montana. .1. J. Hill's new transoon-tinental road is almost sure to atrlka t>his point. Roads ars also projected north .to Calgary and L*tb-bridgc in a very few years, is liktig to tie a big railroad centra. FARMING. Lethbridge is the centre of the only irrigation district in Canada. Some oi the finest farms in the.west are to be siSion near the town. At present the unirrigatcd lands in all directions are being rapidly settled, and there ifl: ho doubt but that this town will soon be 'the centre of great agricultural wealth sod population. LOCATION. I.�tM>ridge is the natural capitsi of Southern Alberta. It is the| hub of a big district, and from here goods are distributed south to - the boundary, east into Saskatobcwan and west to British Colnmbia. and north almost as far as Calgary. It is bound to become the leading wholesale centre in Alberta,.south of Calgary. CLIMATE. LAthbridge's cllimite is Very much like Colorado. We only have winter for a day or so. and the rest o< the time -the sun shines and Iha air is balmy. Baseball . was played, here this year early in January. Tliere is no finer climate in all Csnads, COKVENIGNCES. Waterworks system, electric light, sewerage system, telephone syaten^. ;